This week (20-26 May) is Dementia Action Week, where we raise awareness about the condition and push to find a cure.
Friendships and fun are parts of life everyone should have access to. One charity is going the extra mile to help people build confidence, develop relationships, and has formed a second family in the process.
We all have that one song that fills us with joy, and transports us back in time. Music and sound can have a powerful impact on us, and it has become the latest technique used to care for those living with dementia.
This week (13-19 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week, when we raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health, and try to break down the stigma around mental health issues.
Going into further education is supposed to be an exhilarating time. But, for some disabled students it can be daunting. Now, Newlife are providing an equipment grant for disabled children and young people to further their prospects. One student shares his journey.
This week (22–28 April) is MS Awareness Week. The campaign week aims to increase awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS) and raise some funds to help those living with the condition.
Epilepsy Society has called on the government to recommend warnings about flashing images on social media to prevent triggering seizures.
Every hour, two people across the UK are told they have Parkinson’s; even so, 87 per cent have faced harassment and discrimination. This World Parkinson’s Day (11 April) it’s time to promote understanding of the condition.
Become one with history, away from the hustle and bustle of the city streets, during an autism friendly adventure with the Museum of London.
As Autism Awareness Week begins, mum of two, Laura Graham, officially launches Kerr’s Journey: A social enterprise changing the lives of children with autism in Inverclyde.
Jen Blackwell always dreamed of being a dancer and dance leader. However, she was unable to find dance training suitable for people with learning disabilities. So, Jen, who has Down’s syndrome, decided to do something about it.
To celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March, we caught up with actress Sarah Gordy, who last year became the first person with Down’s syndrome to be awarded an MBE.
Today (5 March) Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Amber Rudd announced the overhaul of Personal Independence Payments (PIP) during a speech at Scope headquarters in London.
Actor Luke Perry died yesterday (4 March), after experiencing a stroke last week. In light of the sad news, what are the symptoms to look…
Make time for a brew with Dementia UK as part of their ten-year celebration of Time for a Cuppa – supporting specialist dementia nurses.